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Published by University of Pittsburg Press in [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism,
  • Mysteries and miracle plays, English -- History and criticism,
  • Bible plays, English -- History and criticism,
  • Moralities, English -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementStanley J. Kahrl.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR641 .K33 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060553M
ISBN 100822933020
LC Control Number74024681

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